John Muir


John Muir


Midge [Helen Muir]


Martinez July 24/05

Hello Desert Midge!

How are you today? You are escaping a lot of cold blue-gray fog. Last night it was worse than ever & the wind gave it a wolfish howling voice that discouraged even the coyotes & the poor lonesome loco locomotives.
We are all about as usual. Mamma complained of the fog last evening but is better this morning. We are impatiently awaiting the mail. Kindest regards to Miss Safford. Heaven bless you Darling. Write a little letter every day. We are lonely now.

Your loving father J. M.


Martinez [Calif.]

Date Original

1905-07-24 0:00


Original letter dimensions unknown.

Resource Identifier


File Identifier

Reel 15, Image 0603

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Muir-Hanna Trust

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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